Part I. Introduction: 1. Grammatical Constructions, Semantic Classes and Information Packaging; 2. Propositional Act Constructions: The Skeleton of a Sentence; Part II. Argument Phrase Structure: Reference and Modification: 3. Reference and Referent Expressions; 4. Modification: Semantic Types and Morphosyntactic Strategies; 5. The Structure and Origin of Modification Constructions; Part III. Clause Structure: Predication and Arguments: 6. Event Structure and Argument Coding: Semantics, Transitivity and Alignment; 7. Event Structure and Nonprototypical Argument Coding; 8. Argument Coding and Voice: Discourse Factors; 9. Argument Coding and Voice: Salience of Peripheral Participants; 10. Nonprototypical Predication and Nonpredicational Clauses; 11. Information Packaging in Clauses; 12. Speech Act Constructions; 13. Eventive Complex Predicates and Related Constructions; 14. Stative Complex Predicates, including Manner; Part IV. Complex Sentences: 15. Temporal and Causal Relations Between Events: Coordinate Clause and Adverbial Clause Constructions; 16. Reference-tracking in Coordinate and Adverbial Clause Constructions; 17. Other Semantic Relations Between Events: Comparative, Conditional, and Concessive; 18. Events as Arguments: Complement Clause Constructions; 19. Events as Modifiers: Relative Clause Constructions.